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Just a normal day
Streets turn into graves
Traces have been removed
The search was disapproved
So cold the night
The weak ones lose the fight
Too many of them out there
Noone seems to care

Lost and so alone
Born but never known
Left all on their own
Forgotten children
We'll never hear a name
They carry all the blame
Too young to break the chains
Forgotten children

They see, they feel, believe
Just like we do
They're laughing, and crying
Wanna live here
Like me and you

Eyes without light
So tired of good-byes
Never felt embraced
And frightened of every face
A life in disguise
Hope forever died

Lost and so alone
Born but never known
Left all on their own
Forgotten children
We'll never hear a name
They carry all the blame
Too young to break the chains
Forgotten children

They see, they feel, believe
Just like we do
The're laughing and crying
Wanna live here
Like me and you

It shouldn't really be that way
It shouldn't really be that way

We see, we feel, believe
Just like you
We're laughing and crying
Wanna live here
We see, we feel, believe
Just like you
We're laughing and crying
Wanna live here
Just like you



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    penpey3Mar 22, 2009 at 2:29 pm
    I think nthat this song is about all the 'forgotten childeren' of this world wether it is 3rd world people suffuring or people of america or england poor people left in the streets suffering.

    'They see, they feel, believe
    Just like we do
    The're laughing and crying
    Wanna live here
    Like me and you'
    I thin that now whenever I walk past a person living in the streets I will give him as mutch credit as any other person I will not walk past because.

    It shouldn't really be that way
    It shouldn't really be that way.

    From tokio hotel luver.
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    legolasLOTRFeb 11, 2009 at 3:01 pm
    This song is so sad.
    I am crying.
    My face is soaked.
    I love that bill wrote this.
    He has so much talent- I mean by that everytime I hear this song, I litterally bawl. My mom saw me after I watched the music video and was like "whats wrong? did u fall and break something? is everything ok?" and was like spazzing out. I'm just like "no, im fine mom. watch this." and now everytime I start to cry, the first thing she asks me is if I've been watching forgotten children on the internet agian.
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    Ren7093Sep 21, 2008 at 1:40 am
    I believe this song to be about children that are 'givin' up to say. They aren't taken to a place that will care for them, just dumped anywhere, and how they never know who they are, and how no one really cares about them, but how they feel the same as us even though others don't care about them at all.
    By the way. Tokio Hotel, love you guys, and keep writing these wonderful songs ^_^.

    -Jordan.
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    billkaulitzbabyJul 16, 2008 at 8:46 pm
    Forgotten children and vergessene kinder are amazazing songs cuz its nice 2 c tht even bands think about the kids who are left out and are afraid of every1. If I were famous (which I probably never will b, but ya never know) id donate my money and stuff to the shelters around the world 4 both people and animals so they can live a happy life. =)
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    Chrisi_Lurves_THJul 11, 2008 at 12:10 am
    This song is on of my favorite songs ever! I think it's about how people forget about kids that aren't accepted and how you should accept everyone even if they are different. Just because they are from somewhere else. Just because their skin is a different color. Just because they are different they aren't accepted when really they are a lot like you. I'm A freak and I'm proud of it! Hell yea! I think people who are categorized as 'freaks' or people who are 'weird' are the best because they stand out in the best way! They are different! Love ya th! For more than looks!

    ~Chrisi.

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